Could German protesters upset Merkel’s virus strategy?

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 4:54pm

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Germany has been the poster child in Western Europe in terms of how it handled the coronavirus pandemic. The death rate there from COVID-19 has been lower than most of its European neighbors even though its lockdown was not that strict. But protesters have been taking to the streets in German cities each weekend in opposition to government restrictions. Will the demonstrators upset Germany's good record in dealing with the pandemic? The World's Europe correspondent Orla Barry reports.